California Public Advocates Office enters a “common interest agreement” with the Sierra Club to help the CPUC ban the use of natural gas

The residents of California are struggling as the impacts of the global pandemic have impacted their working conditions, hours and in many instances, their household incomes and financial stability. Despite having the highest poverty rate in the country, the California Public Advocates Office (CalPA) and the Sierra Club have joined forces, to continue pushing energy […]

The dark side of Governor Newsom’s gas-powered vehicle ban

California Governor Newsom has convinced himself that green EV’s made from “fairy dust” must replace those dirty gas-powered vehicles. Sharing a few realities of the darker side of his fairy dust beliefs may burst his bubble. Let us get some of the bad news out of the way first. The following is a partial list […]

Ramifications of California Governor Newsom’s ban on gas-powered vehicles

Before sky diving, you need to plan ahead by having a parachute before you jump. California Governor Newsom’s recent suicidal jump onto the EV train has a minimum of eight (8) lack-of-a-plan ramifications from his recent Executive order to ban the sale of gas-powered vehicles by 2035 that will be devastating to the state’s economy […]

Newsom promotes California to be the Vintage Car Capital

We have all seen the photos from Cuba with all their vintage cars from the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s. Well, those photos from Cuba may be a prelude to what California will look like in the decades ahead. The Governor has convinced himself that the devastating forest fires in the state are a direct result […]

California’s Energy Scorecard Fails on the World Stage

California, with 0.5 percent of the world’s population (40 million vs 8 billion) professes to be the leader of everything and through its dysfunctional energy policies imports more electricity than any other state – currently at 32 percent from the Northwest and Southwest – and has forced California to be the only state in contiguous […]

Newsom vows to fast track toward Germany’s failed climate goals

Governor Newsom announced on Friday September 11th  that he is about to take one giant step toward following Germany’s failed climate goals which should be a wake-up all for governments everywhere.  Like Germany, California’s renewables are becoming an increasing share in intermittent electricity generation, but at a HIGH COST.  Power prices in Germany are among […]

California’s Dysfunctional Electricity Policies may lead to more Blackouts

Since intermittent electricity from wind and solar cannot provide continuous uninterruptable electricity, the state continues to rely on the Southwest and Northwest states for its power, and continues to be proud of “leaking” emissions to other states electrical generation so California can claim in-state emission reductions to meet its insatiable electricity demands. California is proud […]

California loses thousands of jobs and crucial fuel as Marathon Martinez refinery goes idle

California just experienced a catastrophic loss from the COIVD-19 impact on the economy, as one of its major refineries, Marathon Martinez has just announced it will be idled indefinitely. With airlines and cruise ships virtually shut down, and vehicle transportation at an all-time low, the demand for fuels and petroleum derivative products manufactured from petroleum, […]

Answering Questions about California’s Dysfunctional Energy Policies

California, with less than 0.5% of the world’s population (40 million vs. 8 billion), remains the state with the highest cost of electricity and fuels in the country and its dysfunctional energy policies are doing everything possible to further increase those costs to the detriment of those that can least afford it. The states’ pursuit […]

The Green Delusion continues to Perpetuate Costs upon the Poor

Those marketing the green delusion have convinced themselves and the public that intermittent electricity from wind and solar are somehow “clean, green, renewable and sustainable”. They have successfully kept transparency from those paying for the green delusion of any information that would damage their message. Facts about greater human and ecological impacts around the world […]